Byam Flint

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Byam Flint
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Title Ser
Allegiance Night's Watch
Died In 299 AC, at Craster's Keep
Book(s) A Storm of Swords (appears)

Ser Byam Flint is a knight of House Flint and a brother of the Night's Watch. It is not known how he received his knighthood or from which branch of House Flint he comes from.[1]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Ser Byam participates in the great ranging under the command of Lord Commander Jeor Mormont which goes in search of Benjen Stark and Mance Rayder. Byam commands the men from the Shadow Tower.[2]

The men of the Night's Watch make their stand at the Fist of the First Men, but they are attacked by wights. They retreat to Craster's Keep, but many are wounded. Among them is Byam, who has a wound at the shoulder.[3]

The men are hungry and accuse Craster of keeping food from them. Craster reaches for his dagger but is killed by Dirk. Dying, Craster falls on Byam. It is not known what happens to Byam during the ensuing mutiny at Craster's Keep, but afterwards Samwell Tarly notices that Byam did not moan anymore.[3]

References and Notes

  1. Most nobles in the North follow the old gods and thus do not seek knighthood, which is connected with the worship of the Faith of the Seven.
  2. A Storm of Swords, Appendix.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 33, Samwell II.

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